WEST ORANGE, NJ — Justin Bergman's second goal of the game in the third period broke a tie and sent West Essex to a 3-2 ice hockey victory over Montclair Monday at Codey Arena.

Justin Bergman scored the first goal of the game with an assist from Alex Laglia. Ty Vastola's goal later in the opening period gave the Knights (2-1) a 2-0 lead. He was assisted by Luca Infusino.

Montclair (0-1) came back to tie the game with two goals from Brett Janifer. Bergman's tiebreaking goal was assisted by Rocco Garcia.